Rain Day Festival: July 29th!!
Rain Day is Waynesburg’s claim to fame! This festival is held every July 29th, Rain Or Shine. Rain day all started in the early 1800’s and the Special Events Commission has brought continuity of this annual street festival to the heart of downtown Waynesburg with live entertainment, arts, crafts, great food and children’s games. The festival also consists of the Business Window decorating contest, Umbrella contest, the Colgate Country Showdown and the hilarious Husband calling Contest and not to forget the Hat bet tradition the mayor wagers with a celebrity.
For More information on this festival please go to www.raindayfestival.com or call 724-627-8111.
Rain Day Race:
Greene County Habitat for Humanity sponsors a Rain Day Race. The race includes a 5K Run/Walk and a One mile Kid’s Fun Run. For more information please contact the Greene County Habitat for Humanity at (724) 852-2598 or go to the website at www.greenecountyhabitat.net. All proceeds from this event benefits Greene County Habitat for Humanity.
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Social Service League. This event is held in West Park. For more information please call 724-627-0537.
Sheep and Fiber Festival
This festival is held the 3rd weekend in May! Come on to our streets and enjoy a two day celebration of the heritage of sheep, wool and fiber in Greene County, PA. The streets are closed for loads of fun, food and unique crafts!
For more information please contact Waynesburg Prosperous and Beautiful at 724-627-8119 or go to www.sheepandfiber.com.
50’s Festival & Car Cruise
This festival started back in 2001 celebrating the golden era of Rock-n-Roll! This event is held the 2nd Saturday of September where over 200+ trucks, cars and motorcycles fill the streets of Historic Waynesburg with the nostalgic blast from the past!!
For more information please contact Waynesburg Prosperous and Beautiful at 724-627-8119.
The Farmer’s Market is sponsored by Waynesburg Prosperous & Beautiful. Buy Fresh-Buy Local and help support the local farmers buy purchasing fresh vegetables, flowers, fruits, herbs and jams at this market. If you would like to participate and sell your goods or distribute information at the market. Please visit www.waynesburgpa.org.
This festival is held every Wednesday from May until October.
Trick or Treating
If Halloween falls on the Actual Date of October 31st, Trick or Treating will be held this day, however if it falls on any other day it has been a tradition in Waynesburg to celebrate Trick or Treating the Thursday before Halloween. Trick or Treating will be from 4:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. This event is for Children Age 12 and under. Following Trick or treating the annual parade sponsored by the Lions Club will start in lot 2 which is located behind the Greene County office Building and proceed to High Street going two blocks west, ending at National City parking lot where additional treats are distributed by the Lions Club to the children who participate in the parade.
Waynesburg Borough & The Waynesburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Annual Halloween Spooktacular Downtown Merchant Costume Contest
The event will be held on October 31st, unless Halloween falls on a weekend it will be held on the Friday before. We are asking the employees of businesses located within the borough or any Chamber of Commerce member to come in their best costume and join us on the courthouse steps to be judged. Awards will be given for the most original, scariest, prettiest, funniest and best overall costume. All entries must be pre-registered. Please contact the Borough office at 724-627-8111, or the Waynesburg Area Chamber of Commerce at 724-627-5926.
Waynesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade
This parade is held the First Saturday in December at 2:00pm. Please contact Melody Longstreth at 724- 627-5926 for more information.